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Sneakerjagers Guide: Everything about the Yeezy slides

May 23, 2022 11:07 AM
Sneakerjagers Guide: Everything about the Yeezy slides

Much has changed in the world in the past two years. The shift from working in an office to working at home has made us look at clothes in a different way. When you work at home, comfort takes priority. This was also evident at Yeezy.

One of the most popular models of the brand is not a sneaker, but a slipper. The Yeezy slides have already seen quite a few colorways. We've put together everything you need to know about the slipper and you can also score a pair for summer if you want. But let's start at the beginning.

The history

Yeezy wedding slide
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yeezy season 6 slipper
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It was in 2018 that Kanye West unveiled the first edition of the 'Yeezy slipper'. This happened while Kanye was wearing the slides to a wedding. Pictures of this went viral as it looked like the slippers were way too small and badly fitted. Ye responded to the criticism by saying that this was the 'Japanese way' of wearing the slippers and that your foot should hang over the back of the slipper by one to two centimetres.

The Yeezy 'Graphite' slipper was part of Yeezy Season 6. The first model was not yet in collaboration with adidas. This only happened a year later with the release of the adidas x Yeezy slide.

adidas x Yeezy slide

Yeezy slide desert sand
Yeezy slide bone
Yeezy slide desert resin
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In 2019, a year after the release of the Yeezy 'Slipper', adidas and Yeezy joined forces for the release of the 'Yeezy slide'. The first collection consisted of three pairs coloured 'Desert Sand', 'Bone' and 'Resin'. The model consists of a thick 'EVA Foam' material, which makes the slide durable and lightweight. The Yeezy slides take on a minimal look as the design is one piece.

Since the first collection, seven more colorways of the model have been released. Although the flip-flops sell out in no time, new colorways are released regularly and old releases are restocked. We have some tips on how to prepare for the next drop.

Celebrities wearing the Yeezy Slides

Not quite sure which colorway you want and how you should style the Yeezy Slides? Below, we have gathered some examples of how celebrities wear the slippers.

The Weeknd in Yeezy Slide 'Bone'

The Weeknd slides

We begin the list with The Weeknd. Here, the singer is wearing the Yeezy Slides in the Bone colorway. He combines this with a leather jacket and a green cap and sweatpants. The combination of slippers, sweatpants and leather jacket gives the outfit a unique mix of casual and serious.

Justin Bieber in Yeezy Slide 'Earth Brown'

Bieber Slides
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Following this is Justin Bieber. The popstar is wearing the Yeezy Slides in the Earth Brown colourway. He pairs the flip flops with an oversized white t-shirt, shorts and socks. This is an example of how you can style the flip flops in a casual way.

Kylie Jenner in Yeezy Slide 'Resin'

Kylie resin

Last on the list is Kylie Jenner. Here, she combines the Yeezy Slides in the Resin colorway with a khaki designer dress and gold jewellery on her wrist and ankle. This gives the outfit a luxurious look, despite being flip-flops.

How to cop a pair Yeezy Slides?

We are going to look at how you can get your hands on a pair of the Yeezy slides. The retail price of the slipper is €70. Unfortunately, due to high demand, it is not always possible to get them through regular outlets. Here are a few tips to help improve your chances:

First of all, it is important that you know when a drop is coming. So keep an eye on our release calendar and Instagram.

Okay, it's time, the drop is coming. Find the Yeezy slides on the release calendar and go to the model's page. Here you can find all the information you need. You can see in which shops the model is for sale. The page also contains a list of all the raffles you can sign up for.

Can't get hold of a pair at the retail price, but would still like to have it? Paying the resale price is often annoying enough. On our product page you can find out on which resale market you can get the pair at the best price.